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Two members of Swedish House Mafia have tested positive for COVID

The trio were forced to pull out of Audacy Beach Festival this weekend

  • Aneesa Ahmed
  • 6 December 2021
Two members of Swedish House Mafia have tested positive for COVID

Swedish House Mafia were forced to pull out of Florida's Audacy Beach Festival over the weekend after two members tested positive for COVID.

In a Twitter post announcing that they are not playing the show, the group did not reveal which of the members have tested positive for the virus.

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The wrote: "Despite following precautionary measures, two members of the group have tested positive for COVID-19, meaning we will be unable to perform this Sunday at Audacy Beach Festival, Fort Lauderdale.

"We’re so sorry to disappoint our fans so close to the show."

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In a separate tweet they said: "We have to follow the recommended government guidelines and self-isolate.

We must prioritize the health of our group, the crew, festival staff and our fans. We love you all and will see you soon".

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In an Instagram post, Audacy Beach Festival wrote: "We are so bummed to announce that members of Swedish House Mafia have COVID and they are unable to perform at Audacy Beach Festival on Sunday.

"We’re so bummed to miss them, but stoked for the rest of the lineup! See you at the beach".

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Some fans were disappointed in the outcome and commented under the post requesting a refund.

Others were tagging DJs Zedd, Diplo, and Kaskade and requesting them as the replacement.

Swedish House Mafia, consisting of Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, and Steve Angello, were billed amongst Steve Aoki and Lil Nas X to play at the Florida festival over the weekend of December 4 - December 5.

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Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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